Topic: Alberto Contador
In the Tour de France's Stage 17 today, defending champion Alberto Contador hung with rival Andy Schleck up the race's most iconic climb, the Col du Tourmalet. French President Nicolas Sarkozy cheered their effort from the festive sidelines.
07/22/2010 03:57 pm
Mountain stages like the Tour de France's Stage 17 today, which could decide the battle between defending champion Alberto Contador or rising star Andy Schleck, are favorites among spectators.
07/22/2010 07:33 am
Tour de France Stage 15: Alberto Contador won the yellow but some say he committed a breach of race etiquette by attacking in the last climb of Stage 15 just as race leader Andy Schleck's chain popped off.
07/20/2010 09:11 am
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 07/18
Alberto Contador today shaved 10 seconds off the lead of Andy Schleck in the Tour de France Stage 12. Lance Armstrong's Team RadioShack took the overall team lead.
07/16/2010 04:48 pm
Tour de France Stage 11 finished in a wild sprint, with Mark Cavendish claiming his third stage win. But his HTC-Columbia teammate was disqualified for head-butting another rider.
07/15/2010 05:17 pm
The Tour de France Stage 10 was won in a sprint by Portugal’s Sérgio Paulinho. Meanwhile, his RadioShack teammate Lance Armstrong fell another two minutes behind overall leader Andy Schleck.
07/14/2010 05:22 pm
After Stage 8 of the Tour de France took Lance Armstrong out of the race, two other possible contenders – Cadel Evans and Carlos Sastre – lost critical time. Now it's a race between defending champion Alberto Contador and Andy Schleck.
07/13/2010 05:54 pm
In Pictures Scenes from the 2010 Tour de France
Lance Armstrong conceded that his ambitions of an eighth Tour title were at a premature end.
07/12/2010 05:29 pm